Category Archives: men

IT’S TOUGH TO BE A BOY

  Pimple-faced, lanky,  awkward, nearly mute around a girl, this fourteen year old male adores the fourteen year old girl next door.  She is taller than he is; she has more friends, she is built…  Well, she is built well.  … Continue reading

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TOUGH AND TENDER – Fathers

  “I won,” said Papa Sammy.  Six-year-old Pete sat sad faced. Not only had he lost but he lost by 28 Uno cards!  He quietly and thoughtfully said, “Can I call my Dad?”  Call his Dad!  Pete lost the game … Continue reading

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LET’S HEAR IT FOR ALEX

THIS IS NOT A POST FOR MEN!  This is a post for women mostly younger than I.  (Who is not?)  My generation started the “women in the work force” movement – the time for women to be free – whoopee! … Continue reading

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REAL MEN DON’T EAT QUICHE, THEY SAY.

OH, DON’T THEY? Does that mean they don’t have a cultured side? Does that mean they don’t have a “feminine” side – they can’t be emotional, loving, tender, caring, forgiving, unselfish, patient, give themselves to the service of others? Perhaps … Continue reading

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